The real world is harsh, and just because you may be rich right now, it doesn’t mean that you’ll be wealthy for life. While you may be on top of the world one moment, that doesn’t mean your descent back to the ground will be a smooth one. When this happens, the only thing you can do is brush off the dirt and rejoin the world with a normal life. Here are 10 more of the richest people who now work normal jobs!
1. Dylan Sprouse
Dylan Sprouse and his brother Cole were on the Disney show, “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” from 2005 to 2008, along with 3 more years of spin-off shows and movies. Before that the twins played the son of Ross Geller on “Friends” and co-starred in “Big Daddy” with Adam Sandler. So when Dylan Sprouse was spotted working as a host at a New York City restaurant, the public went nuts. He wasn’t working at the restaurant because he was broke, but instead he wanted to fund his video game addiction.
2. Sasha Obama
Former President Barack Obama was well known for keeping his daughters, Sasha and Malia, grounded and not letting fame or fortune get to their head. In August 2016, 15 year old Sasha joined the ranks of other teenagers working a summer job and was spotted working at Nancy’s seafood restaurant at Martha’s Vineyard. Because she was still one of the first daughters at the time, armed guards hung out while Sasha bussed tables, manned the take out window, and did prep work.
3. Peter Ostrum
Sometimes, all you got to do is do one thing in life, and it’s enough to make a legend, Plus make you some sweet cash. That’s what happened to Peter Ostrum. He started Charlie and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” alongside Gene Wilder in 1971, and the movie was its overnight legend. Wilder continued to work, but that movie would be Ostrum’s only film role. What is he up to now? He became a veterinarian! For a long time, Ostrum initially denied it was him in the movie, at even said it was his brother. But, he eventually owned up to his iconic Role!
4. Hallie Eisenberg
Chances are, you can still recognize how the Eisenberg today because she still has her adorable dimple! She was known as the Pepsi girl and starred in numerous movies. She was a child star to be reckoned with, and did we mention that Jesse Eisenberg is her older brother? So, what happened to her? As with many child stars, as she got older roles dwindled, so she stepped away from Hollywood to do one of the most normal things a person could do: go to College.
5. Josh Saviano
Josh Saviano was famous for playing Paul, Kevin Arnold’s best friend in the hit show, “The Wonder Years.” But that was really his only hit role, and he didn’t get much work outside of “The Wonder Years.” Saviano went on to study political science at Yale University and became a lawyer, and he remains one to this day. It’s Quiz time! Are you ready to put on your thinking caps? Which famous person shook their stomach on camera in a hit movie?
6. Susan Boyle
Susan Boyle blew us away with her rendition of “I dreamed a dream” on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009. She had an amazing voice, and didn’t fit the traditional stereotype of a celebrity singer. This made Boyle an instant hit, but that isn’t always a good thing. She had a hard transition to fame, and eventually she willingly stepped back from the limelight. In 2014, the world was shocked to find that she had taken a job at a simple betting shop as a way to become normal again. Boyle makes appearances every now and then, but overall she is trying to go back to the normal life she once knew.
7. Mike Maronna
For all of you 90s kids that grew up watching Nickelodeon, you have probably wondered what happened to the cast of “The Adventures of Pete and Pete.” Mike Maronna, who played big Pete, had a few other roles in movies like “Home Alone” and shows like “Law & Order.” But he seemed to have segue into the electrical side of the business. He is currently working as a best boy electrician on the show, “Shades of blue” and doesn’t get in front of camera much anymore. He and his little Pete costar Danny Tamberelli do a podcast together called, “The Adventures of Danny and Mike.”
8. Ariana Richards
Ariana Richards played Lex Murphy in the first “Jurassic Park” movie, and when the latest “Jurassic world” movie was released, people wondered what the actress was doing these days. Richard’s ended up making a bit of a name for herself in the art world as an artist. She traveled around the world promoting her paintings and trying to premote herself on a regular basis. In 2013, she married Mark Bolton and recently had a baby.
9. Jeff Cohen
Before we dive in, take a moment to do the truffle shuffle! We’ll wait… we remember Jeff Cohen best as chunk in the iconic movie, “The Goonies.” Well he may not be shaking his stomach or appearing on camera anymore, he hasn’t left Hollywood. In 2000, he graduated from the UCLA School of Law and became an attorney. In 2002, he started his own entertainment law firm called Cohen Gardner LLP. We wonder how many of his clients still want him to do the truffle shuffle?
10. Mackenzie Rosman
Who can forget little Mackenzie Rosman, the adorable cast member who played Ruthie Camden in the hit show, “7th Heaven”? Well, she is all grown up now, and she made an attempt to shed her innocent image with some very grown up photos. However, her time in her limelight has seemed to fizzle out a little bit. Today, Rothman describes herself as an actress and a photographer, and has been doing some charity work in the nonprofit sector, working with groups like ChildHelp Organizations, Cystic Fibrosis and Cure Finders. Which famous person shook their stomach on camera in a hit movie if you guess Jeff Cohen then you got the right Answer.